Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014
ENS 380 Mechanics of Solids
4 hours; 4 credits
Introduction to engineering applications of static behavior of rigid and deformable systems. Definition of state of stress and strain at a point. Dependence of strain upon stress and temperature. Basic analysis of axial loading, pressure vessels, torsional strain, and stresses. Flexural loading and deflections. Stress-transforming equations and Mohr’s circle. Analysis of statically indeterminate members. Columns and buckling. Application to stress distribution and deformations.
Pre- or corequisite: MTH 330
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